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Past Seminars

Why and How Should Models and Data Work Together Well

Christopher Jones, PhD
Bill Guthridge Distinguished Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Tuesday, April 19, 2016330 Gross Hall   - Noon

Next Generation Representation of Coupled Carbon, Nutrients, and Water Dynamics in Earth System Models


William Riley, PhD
Earth Sciences Division, Berkeley National Laboratory

Tuesday, April 5, 2016330 Gross Hall   - Noon

Optimal Rainwater Harvesting and Irrigation: Monitoring the Soil Water Balance in the Duke Smart Home Garden

Jun Yin, PhD
Duke University

Tuesday, March 22, 2016; Duke Smart Home - Noon

Sensors and Sensor Networks for Water Quality Monitoring and Research

Brian Pellerin, PhD
Research Soil Scientist, USGS, Sacramento, CA

Tuesday, March 1, 2016; 330 Gross Hall - noon

 Exploiting Structure for Control of Traffic Flow Networks

Sam Coogan, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016; 330 Gross Hall - Noon

Robust and efficient real-time mapping for autonomous robots

  Michael Kaess, PhD
  Assistant Research Professor, Carnegie Mellon Univesity

  Friday, April 3, 2015330 Gross Hall   - Noon


No equations, no variables: A computer-assisted approach to modeling complex/multiscale systems

  Yannis Kevrekidis, PhD
  Professor of Chemical and BIological Engineering, Princeton University

  Friday, March 20, 2015230E Gross Hall   - 11:00 a.m.


Bootstrapping vehicles: A formal approach to unsupervised sensorimotor learning

  Andrea Censi, PhD
  Research Scientist, Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  Friday, February 6, 2015230E Gross Hall   - 11:00 a.m


Moving like intact animals through real terrain: Using brains and local control

  Roy Ritzmann, PhD
  Professor, Department of Biology, Case Western Reserve Unversity

  Friday, January 23, 2015;   230E Gross Hall   - 11:00 a.m.


 Gas-sensitive mobile robots - A new generation of Gasbots takes sniffing
  to the next level

  Achim J. Lilientahl, PhD
  Associate Professor, School of Science and Technology and Head of the Mobile
  Robotics and Olfaction Lab,
AASS Research Centre, Örebro University, Sweden

  Rescheduled to Friday, September 12, 2014;  330 Gross Hall - 11:00 a.m.

 Modeling how the brain stabilizes vision during eye movements

  Marc Sommer, PhD
  Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University

  Friday, April 11, 2014;  217 Perkins Library  - 11:00 a.m.


 Communities in Networks

  Peter Mucha, PhD
  Bowman and Gordon Gray Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics and
  Chair, Applied Physical Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  Friday, March 7, 2014;  217 Perkins Library  - 11:00 a.m.

   Fusing Visual and Auditory Space 

   Jennifer Groh, PhD
   Professor, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, Duke University

   Friday, February 7, 2014;  217 Perkins Library- 11:00 a.m.

  Developing Biologically-Inspired Robotics for Sensor-Centric Mapping 

   Rick Lind, PhD
   Associate Professor,
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,
   University of Florida

   Friday, January 24, 2014; 217 Perkins Library - 11:00 a.m.

  Precision Motion Control with Manufacturing Applications

  Wednesday, October 2, 2013; 212 Hudson Hall - 12:00 p.m.

  Transient Thermal Modeling and Control

   Thursday, October 3, 2013; 141 Hudson Hall - 12:00 p.m.

Andrew Alleyne, PhD
Ralph M. and Catherine V. Fisher Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign